Pens' Patric Hornqvist Out Again With Another Injury

Penguins winger Patrick Hornqvist
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PITTSBURGH (93.7 The Fan) - Less than two weeks after returning to the Penguins line up, winger Patric Hornqvist will once against be on the shelf.

Coach Mike Sullivan said Tuesday that Hornqvist will be out longer-term with a lower body injury.

The 32-year-old forward has six goals and 4 assists in 20 games this season.

#Pens Hornqvist out longer term with lower-body injury.Aston-Reese has an illness.-SK

— Pens Inside Scoop (@PensInsideScoop) December 3, 2019

Horqvist missed seven games in November with a lower-body injury.

Zach Aston-Reese also missed practice Tuesday with an illness.

The good news, Justin Schultz returned to practice and says he hopes to get back on the ice soon.

Schultz on rejoining team practice: "I feel good. It's good to be out there with the guys again. Just trying to get ready to get back into a game here... We'll see how I react to this practice. I think I'm really close."

— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) December 3, 2019

The Penguins take on the defending Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues Wednesday night at PPG Paints Arena.

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